Why choose this course?
This workshop is aimed at those in the fitness industry wanting to gain professional development points and further knowledge about exercise assessment and prescription, as well as anyone with a general interest in health and wellbeing.
This course allows participants to:
- Learn more about how the body works during exercise, particularly the heart and lungs
- Develop skills to interpret exercise data effectively and utilise this for program design
- Develop an understanding of the practicality of a VO2max test and related tests
There are no prerequisites for this workshop.
Participants take a VO2max test conducted by an exercise physiologist at McKinnon Sports Medicine, and learn how to review the data and use it for program design.
This workshop is designed to give fitness professionals an understanding of how to use VO2max test data to design an effective exercise program. Participants will learn more about how the body works during exercise, particularly the heart and lungs. Workshops are conducted one-on-one to ensure each participant gets individual attention. There are no prerequisites for this workshop.
This workshop is run face-to-face, one-on-one, although group sessions can be organised on request. It takes approximately 90-120 minutes to complete.
This workshop was developed and is facilitated by exercise physiologist and course coordinator, Chris Alexander.